JoAnn Balingit

JoAnn Balingit, Delaware’s poet laureate, is the author of Words for House Story (2013) and Forage (2011 Whitebird Chapbook Prize), and is an assistant editor with YesYes Books. Her work appears in Best New Poets, DIAGRAM, Kweli Journal, Smartish Pace and Verse Daily. She has received fellowships from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Delaware Division of the Arts, and a Bread Loaf Bakeless/Camargo Foundation residency.